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Songs in Dance Dance Revolution Universe

By Spencer . January 16, 2007 . 8:48am

  Konami is about ready to release the first “next generation” DDR game on the Xbox 360. Dance Dance Revolution Universe comes out in March and it has a quest mode similar to the Dance Master mode seen in DDR Extreme 2 on the PS2. There are a total of 65 songs on the disc […]

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Dance Dance Revolution toys at Burger King

By Spencer . December 4, 2006 . 12:59pm

Not content with only having Burger King themed Xbox 360 games, Burger King worked with Konami to produce DDR toys for their BK Kids Meals. There are eight toys to collect like the “power quencher” water bottle for those long DDR workouts, a portable strobe light and foot moves mini game where you follow a […]

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Dance Dance Revolution the movie?

By Spencer . November 29, 2006 . 11:59am

A movie based about Dance Dance Revolution? It might be a reality. Recently a screenplay called Dance Dance Revolution was sold to Liddell Entertainment. The movie is a comedy about “an underdog slacker who enters the snooty world of competitive dancing.” Mickey Liddell, the executive producer of Everwood, is the producer of the film and […]

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Konami makes kid friendly DDR packs

By Spencer . October 24, 2006 . 9:41am

Now in gyms, schools and in millions of homes Dance Dance Revolution is everywhere. It may appear that DDR has already saturated as much of the market as a dancing game can, but Konami has a new audience in mind, young children. Console versions of DDR require the obvious purchase of a console and a […]

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SuperNOVA PS2 songlist

By Spencer . September 27, 2006 . 10:27am

From the arcade to your home Konami brings Dance Dance Revolution SuperNOVA to the PS2. The PS2 version of Dance Dance Revolution SuperNOVA has a songlist that is quite different from the arcade version. Fall Out Boy, Armin van Buuren and Ferry Corsten bring songs into DDR SuperNOVA. The game also has a new “stellar […]

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Konami’s Tokyo Game Show Lineup

By Spencer . September 13, 2006 . 10:55am

This year Konami’s Tokyo Game Show booth is lined with three of their internally developed series: Mahjong Kakutou Club, Metal Gear Solid, and Winning Eleven. Coded Arms Assault for the PS3 will also be making an appearance along with the innovative Wii game, Elebits. Also a bunch of Bemani games will be showcased like Dance […]

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Watch: Dance Dance Revolution Mobile 3D

By Spencer . September 8, 2006 . 8:05am

It’s hard to imagine Dance Dance Revolution without mats, but for all the players who can’t get enough of hearing Naoki Medea’s techno tracks DDR 3D is out for mobile phones. The graphics are about the same quality as a PS1 game, but who really cares about that DDR is all about the music (or […]

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Dance to your own CDs with Dance Factory

By Spencer . June 30, 2006 . 9:56am

Out of all the DDR clones Dance Factory is the most interesting one to date. Not because it has flashy graphics, complex mods, choreographed steps or a 1,000 page song list. What Dance Factory has going for it is that the game makes dance routines from regular audio CDs. Just pop in an audio CD […]

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Kelly Clarkson in DDR

By Spencer . May 24, 2006 . 10:17am

Dance Dance Revolution SuperNova is coming to arcades real soon and DDR fans might be surprised to see American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson in the song wheel. Her single “Since U Been Gone” joins other Bemani songs like iFuturelist and Centerfold from Captain Jack. Maybe this is due to Konami picking up the American Idol […]

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Konami has a few surprises coming in 2006

By Spencer . April 12, 2006 . 5:05pm

Recently Konami slipped the word to retailers about a couple of new releases. They’ve picked the rights to Bomberman Act Zero, the “first person bomber” game for Xbox 360 and PSP. It’s slated for a release on 07.12.06. A new Castlevania game is coming out for the DS called “Portrait of Ruin” and that’s scheduled […]

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Does Dance Dance Revolution Strike out?

By Spencer . February 23, 2006 . 10:40am

Now that the dancing craze has died down in Japan, most of the series innovations are made in the USA. Instead of just adding in new songs Dance Dance Revolution Strike Konami revamped the entire series, this time focused around single player gameplay.   Read our playtest of Dance Dance Revolution Strike for more details. 

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BeforU version two preps their second album

By Spencer . February 13, 2006 . 3:58pm

Konami’s all female Bemani pop group BeforU is releasing their second album tomorrow (02.14.06). They’re the group singing most of the original J-pop hits on the Dance Dance Revolution soundtrack. On the disc are Ki-Se-Ki from DDR Festival, Freedom from Party Collection and a new version of Dive. If you’re living in Japan you can […]

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Dance at the arcade again

By Spencer . January 19, 2006 . 8:53am

After one poorly received USA designed Dance Dance Revolution arcade machine Konami USA has finally decided to give the US arcade circuit another go. The upcoming arcade game is titled Dance Dance Revolution Super Nova and it’s coming out later this year. What’s really interesting is that while DDR was developed in Japan, all of […]

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Dance Dance Revolution Mario Mix shortage in the US only?

By Spencer . December 1, 2005 . 12:23pm

Yesterday Joystiq pointed out that Mario’s breakdancing days might be over. While this *might* be true in the US there’s no signs of this for the UK or Japan where the game originally launched in July. Amazon prices haven’t been hiked up in either of those regions, in fact the game remains in stock.   […]

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Dance Dance Revolution Strike Songlist: Sneak Preview

By Spencer . November 28, 2005 . 12:10pm

Konami has released the first details of Dance Dance Revolution Strike, which is DDR Extreme 2 USA translated for Japan. Instead of reusing old songs from the previous mixes (like in the US releases), Strike is set to have a bunch of new Konami originals. Out of the 50 songs here’s what we know is […]

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Breakdance with Mario, win cool stuff.

By Spencer . November 3, 2005 . 1:02pm

If you are in the NYC area on November 5th (i.e. this Saturday) stop by the Nintendo World Store in Rockefeller Plaza. Nintendo is hosting a Dance Dance Revolution Mario Mix contest and giving out shwag. Here’s the invite  

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